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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
MSB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MSB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MSB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.96
MSB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. MSB: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MSB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.07  Med: 0.40 Max: 1
Current: 0.96
-0.07
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
MSB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. MSB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MSB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1101.04
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 95.08
MSB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 51.91 vs. MSB: 95.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 90.47  Med: 94.85 Max: 97.75
Current: 95.08
90.47
97.75
Net-margin (%) 95.08
MSB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.05 vs. MSB: 95.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 90.47  Med: 94.85 Max: 97.75
Current: 95.08
90.47
97.75
ROE (%) 916.19
MSB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. MSB: 916.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 385.4  Med: 786.46 Max: 3290.79
Current: 916.19
385.4
3290.79
ROA (%) 331.75
MSB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. MSB: 331.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 150.17  Med: 204.81 Max: 501.16
Current: 331.75
150.17
501.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13019.86
MSB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 31.41 vs. MSB: 13019.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2075.86  Med: 3934.34 Max: 5792.82
Current: 13019.86
2075.86
5792.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
MSB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MSB: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.3  Med: 7.70 Max: 61.4
Current: -8.5
-13.3
61.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.30
MSB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MSB: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.5  Med: 8.20 Max: 63.7
Current: -9.3
-13.5
63.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.30
MSB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. MSB: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.5  Med: 8.20 Max: 63.7
Current: -9.3
-13.5
63.7
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 6.70
MSB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. MSB: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MSB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.26  Med: 12.83 Max: 24.55
Current: 6.7
2.26
24.55
Forward P/E 12.99
MSB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. MSB: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.70
MSB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. MSB: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MSB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.26  Med: 12.85 Max: 24.47
Current: 6.7
2.26
24.47
P/B 68.53
MSB's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. MSB: 68.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MSB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 20.59  Med: 91.64 Max: 514.5
Current: 68.53
20.59
514.5
P/S 6.35
MSB's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. MSB: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MSB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.21  Med: 12.30 Max: 23.25
Current: 6.35
2.21
23.25
POCF 6.93
MSB's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. MSB: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MSB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.37  Med: 13.11 Max: 27.97
Current: 6.93
2.37
27.97
EV-to-EBIT 6.70
MSB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. MSB: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MSB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 12.50 Max: 23.8
Current: 6.7
2.1
23.8
PEG 1.10
MSB's PEG is ranked lower than
51% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. MSB: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MSB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.85 Max: 30.97
Current: 1.1
0.09
30.97
Shiller P/E 6.31
MSB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. MSB: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MSB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.09  Med: 14.07 Max: 39.23
Current: 6.31
4.09
39.23
Current Ratio 24.85
MSB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. MSB: 24.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MSB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.55 Max: 29.04
Current: 24.85
0.94
29.04
Quick Ratio 24.85
MSB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. MSB: 24.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MSB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.55 Max: 29.04
Current: 24.85
0.94
29.04
Days Sales Outstanding 13.88
MSB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 37.48 vs. MSB: 13.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MSB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 13.47 Max: 94.64
Current: 13.88
1.04
94.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 14.44
MSB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. MSB: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MSB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.48  Med: 7.73 Max: 41.54
Current: 14.44
3.48
41.54
Dividend Payout 0.94
MSB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
68% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MSB: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MSB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.95 Max: 6.23
Current: 0.94
0.21
6.23
Dividend growth (3y) -10.10
MSB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
73% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MSB: -10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MSB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -16  Med: 6.60 Max: 62
Current: -10.1
-16
62
Yield on cost (5-Year) 16.65
MSB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MSB: 16.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MSB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.01  Med: 8.91 Max: 47.92
Current: 16.65
4.01
47.92

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 144.67
MSB's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
96% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. MSB: 144.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 34  Med: 288.00 Max: 3206
Current: 144.67
34
3206
Price/Net Current Asset Value 72.33
MSB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. MSB: 72.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 24.73  Med: 70.19 Max: 801.5
Current: 72.33
24.73
801.5
Price/Tangible Book 68.53
MSB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. MSB: 68.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 24.73  Med: 60.30 Max: 416.63
Current: 68.53
24.73
416.63
Price/Median PS Value 0.51
MSB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1090 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MSB: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.51
0.26
1.5
Price/Graham Number 4.46
MSB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. MSB: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.05  Med: 5.64 Max: 16.26
Current: 4.46
2.05
16.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.90
MSB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. MSB: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.2  Med: 8.00 Max: 47.9
Current: 14.9
4.2
47.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.83
MSB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. MSB: -8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MSB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8.8  Med: 12.00 Max: 61.6
Current: -8.83
-8.8
61.6

Business Description

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Mesabi Trust was formed according to an Agreement of Trust dated July 18, 1961. The Trust was organized under the laws of the State of New York. It is a royalty trust organized to derive income from an iron mine. Under various agreements the mine is operated by Northshore Mining Company, a subsidiary of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Northshore pays royalties to the Trust mainly based on the selling price of pellets shipped from Northshore's pellet plant at Silver Bay, Minnesota, on Lake Superior approximately 45 miles from the mine, plus a smaller royalty based on tons of ore extracted at the mine.

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